Matt Tavernelli

Product manager, aluminum, hardfacing, and stainless consumables
Lincoln Electric Co
22801 St. Clair Ave.
Cleveland, OH 44117
USA


Phone: 216-481-8100
www.lincolnelectric.com

Tackling aluminum GMAW - TheFabricator.com

Tackling aluminum GMAW

November 22, 2010

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The reactive nature of aluminum to the welding arc, which is much more pronounced than that of other base materials, presents many challenges, including excess heat input and burn-through, porosity, poor bead appearance, poor fusion, and cracking. Technology advancements have made tackling these challenges easier by providing a balance of high travel speeds with a narrow, focused arc

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